“Whether or not Haldane actually spoke those words, none truer were ever spoken. Of all the living plant and animal species on the planet, 20 percent are beetles.
Of all the animal species on the planet, 25 percent are beetles. Beetles occupy virtually every habitat on earth, though few live in marine ecosystems.”
I’m not sure why politicalprof is reblogging putatively Haldane quotes about beetles, but I will pretend it is a thanksgiving present to me given that beetles are my model system